Casting

Discussion in 'Wheel of Time TV Show' started by Jeffan Caliarthan, Jan 24, 2018.

  1. Jeffan Caliarthan

    Jeffan Caliarthan Aes Sedai

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    The only casting requirement suggestion that I have is that Thom be played by Jeremy Irons.

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  2. Adanys Wynterwulf

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    Emilia Clarke as Nynaeve. Her and her eyebrows would do wonderfully.
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  3. Lokadien Vianharl

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    There are so many people I'd like to see in it, now I just need to figure out what would actually be a good fit.

    Starting out, I would say Mads Mikkelsen for Lan.

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    I would also like to see Nick Offerman as a role...I feel like he could play any of a dozen characters.

    If it wasn't Emilia Clarke, I could also see Alicia Vikander since sometimes I can't tell them apart.
     
  4. Ty al'Djinn

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    I feel like the boys and the young women- all the primary protagonists- should be played by unknowns.

    ... I am firmly convinced that Meryl Streep would be the best Cadsuane.

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    I would love to see David Tennant as Padan Fain. I absolutely think he could pull it off.

    I'd love to see Mike Colter (Luke Cage) as Juilin Sandar.

    John Rhys Davies as Bayle Domon.
     
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    Dnae Ila Gaidin Company Commander of Dai M'hael

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    I agree with everything except Mike Colter. Isn't Juilin supposed to be a small, slight man? That's how I always pictured him, anyway. Maybe I'm wrong. I don't remember his descriptions.

    Yes. This must be. Also, I must watch Merlin.
     
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    I would not be sad about Bradley James as Rand, though I like the idea of bringing in newer actors so we can observe their growth through the series.
     
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    Bradley James is too old at this stage. He's my age.

    All the fantasy casting I've done over the years probably needs to be updated :p
     
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    I always thought Sean Connery would make a great Thom. Right age, great voice for a gleeman... I wouldn't be mad about Jeremy Irons either though.
     
  10. Ty al'Djinn

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    @Dnae Ila

    From the WoT wiki:

    A native, and a Tairen thief-catcher by profession, he is dark-skinned with black hair and dark eyes, and often carries a notched sword-breaker and a slim bamboo quarterstaff.
     
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    So I have been thinking all day about who would be a good Thom for the show- and for me it really comes down to one person. What do you guys think about this as a pick.
     
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    Mads for Lan is a great idea, I do love him. I kinda imagine Nina Dubrev as a young Lanfear.

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    Oooh, yes. That's definitely Lanfear.
     
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    She'd be so good!!
    She can be both sweet (Selene) and evil (Lanfear) really well.
     
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    I can also totally see her as Lanfear. Excellent choice.
     
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    Yeah she is from one of my guilty pleasures aka Vampire Diaries. Where she did play a sweet and evil person..So I thought it was a great fit.
     
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    Exactly what I was thinking of, Syera Sedai.
     
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    For me, the only correct person to play Lan would be Viggo Mortensen. You know, Aragorn :look Proper rough rogue look, and swordskill :)
     
  20. Jeffan Caliarthan

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